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Advice and resources for women, gays, minorities, and the disabled traveling in France


Advice, tips, resources, and tours for disabled, handicapped, and physically challenged travelers who want to take a European vacation

LGBT demonstration at place de la Republique (Photo © Paris Tourist Office)

Information and concerns for gay, lesbian, transgender, and bisexual travelers in France

Racial concerns for travelers (Photo )

A traveler's guide to race matters in France and a frank rundown of what to expect if you're black, Asian, Arab, Indian, or otherwise not visibly of European descent

Be smart. Don't leave your bag on the bar; some places have purse hooks (just be sure you keep it between your knees as you sit, and take it with you when you use the bathroom) (Photo collage by Reid Bramblett, using images from David Mezzo and Kimmy T.)

Advice for female travelers in France